Some are close to extinction. In a speech before Russia's parliament on April 3, Tatyana Golikova, the deputy prime minister responsible for social and health policy, urged regional authorities to help counter the trend.
Firstly, this is intraregional migration, reflecting the general trend of the population moving from the periphery to urban centers.
However, bylife expectancy fell again. Natural population growth of Russia since This pattern affects such vital spheres as school enrollment, employment, and retirement. It is based on fairly good data for the entire period. RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve public policy through research and analysis.
They primarily live in cities such as MoscowSochi and Blagoveshchensk. The only significant reversion of the trend was caused by Mikhail Gorbachev 's anti-alcohol campaign, but its effect was only temporary.
The "Depopulation" of Russia? Based on popular, nonprofessional interpretations of available vital statistics, some are calling "to save Russia from depopulation. The continuation of several long-term patterns, such as declining fertility and historically high mortality, accounts for many of the current trends.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova file photo "The potential in the regions to lower mortality rates exists, and those measures that will be applied as part of national projects are targeted at overcoming these negative tendencies," she said.
InRussia's population increased by